It’s a new sporting year, and there’s a lot to look forward to in 2022, particularly on the Gold Coast. We’ve put together a list of must-see sporting events so you can start planning your next holiday to the Gold Coast.
2-3 Apr | Pho3nix Gold Coast Triathlon
Broadwater Parklands, Southport
There are two events to look forward to. The first is the Pho3nix Kids Gold Coast Triathlon, which will take place on Saturday, April 2nd. This is a non-competitive, enjoyable, participation-based event for all youngsters aged 7 to 13. They provide a duathlon and aquathon option as well as a triathlon option. The triathlon for triathletes takes place the next day. The Luke Harrop Memorial Pho3nix Gold Coast Triathlon will take place on April 3. Because this race is sanctioned by Triathlon Australia, all of the rules of that organisation apply. This event is sanctioned by Triathlon Australia, thus all Triathlon Australia rules apply.
2-10 April | 2022 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships
Broadbeach, Kurrawa Beach
From April 2 to 10, the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships 2022 will be hosted at Broadbeach SLSC, North Kirra SLSC, and Kurrawa SLSC. The annual event is the largest of its kind, bringing together members of Australia’s 314 surf clubs to compete in over 480 beach and ocean events.
24 April | Gold Coast Running Festival
Robina’s CBus Super Stadium, Queensland
The 7News Gold Coast Running Festival will celebrate its 11th anniversary on April 24. There are a variety of courses available, including the Michael Shelley 1km Dash. There is no minimum age requirement, and parents are welcome to run with their children. The next event is a one-lap 2.5-kilometre race for children aged 7 to 12. It is recommended that children under the age of 12 be accompanied by an adult. There’s also a one-lap Brooks 5km event with two drink stops – three if you count the recovery station – on the route.
The 10km race is similarly a one-lap affair with five drink stations along the way. The far turn drink station will have sports drink, while the other stations will just have water. The final course is a half marathon with two laps. The course has 5 drink breaks every lap, for a total of 11 including the recovery station. At the far and near turn drink stations, sports drinks will be offered.
10-25 May | Australian Gymnastics Championships
The Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre, Carrara
Witness two weeks of incredible performances as the best gymnasts from around the country compete for the title of Australian Champion in 2022.
Throughout the 12-day competition, all six competitive gymsports will be on display – Men’s Artistic Gymnastics, Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Trampoline Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics and Aerobic Gymnastics. Be at the Gold Coast Sports & Leisure Centre next to Metricon Stadium for the 2022 Australian Gymnastics Championships.
2-3 July | Gold Coast Marathon
With a 41-year history, the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon is one of the most prestigious marathons in the world. Don’t miss the event’s 42nd edition set on the beautiful Gold Coast.
The Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon, CPL Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Southern Cross University 10km Run, CPL Wheelchair 10km, Gold Coast Airport 5km Fun Run, Health and Wellbeing Queensland 4km Junior Dash, and Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash are among the eight races available to participants of all ages and abilities from around the world.
These sports events are not to be missed! So reserve your beachfront accommodation Gold Coast at Viscount on the Beach today. It’s adjacent to both Kurrawa Beach and Surfers Paradise Beach’s sun-kissed sands, and it has fully self-contained two and three-bedroom apartments. Before booking a hotel at this magnificent beachfront resorts Gold Coast, make sure to double-check the event dates.